Upstream information

CVE-2017-15131 at MITRE

Description

It was found that system umask policy is not being honored when creating XDG user directories, since Xsession sources xdg-user-dirs.sh before setting umask policy. This only affects xdg-user-dirs before 0.15.5 as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.8
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1075378 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 gnome-session Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 xdg-user-dirs Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 gnome-session Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 xdg-user-dirs Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS gnome-session Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS xdg-user-dirs Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 gnome-session Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 xdg-user-dirs Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS xdg-user-dirs Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS xdg-user-dirs Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 gnome-session Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 xdg-user-dirs Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 gnome-session Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 xdg-user-dirs Not affected